Successful 2020 Activities

Covid-19 came to the United States in mid-February. Most states went into some form of lockdown around mid-March. Reports of the new, unknown virus were saying that seniors were among the most at risk. The concern for facilities was three-fold. Residents and patients...

The Importance of Sleep for Seniors

Sleep is an integral part of life. You can’t live without sleep. Sleep becomes even more vital if your body is in recovery from an injury or surgery. Most, if not all, residents of short term and long term care facilities are recovering from something. Be it a cold,...

February 2020 – The Brookside Story Newsletter

FEBRUARY 2020 The Brookside Story A Publication of Brookside Inn Skilled Nursing & Rehab Facility Pictured above (l-r): CHCA President & CEO Doug Farmer, Brookside Inn Owner Dr. Fred Schumann, Maria Soto, Brookside Inn Owner Dee Schumann. Maria Sots, CNA of...

Fulfillment Through Giving Back

“Most people feel satisfaction and fulfillment when giving their time and attention for the benefit of others.” For nursing home residents, this can be a hard feat to achieve. Often, residents of short and long term care are focused on recovery, wellness goals, and...